The Way We Worship
Apr20

The Way We Worship

If you have never had the opportunity to be in a Spirit-filled service before, you will discover that Biblical expressions of worship are still practiced today. Join in with us as we praise God together in spirit and in truth. Biblical Expressions of Worship We pray together aloud because in the Bible we read, “They lifted up their voice to God with one accord” (Acts 4:24). We lift our hands in praise because in the Bible we read,...

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What is Temperance?
Apr10

What is Temperance?

Temperance is an uncommon and undervalued quality in our society. The Bible lists it as one of the nine fruit of the Spirit – the characteristics that demonstrate the abiding presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives (Gal 5:22-23). Therefore, temperance is an imperative attribute. What is temperance? Simply put, temperance means self-control, self-restraint, self-moderation, and self-discipline. It is the ability to exercise control or...

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Rejoicing in Trials

It may seem strange, but the Bible teaches that believers are to rejoice when we encounter trials, tests, tribulation, struggles, and suffering. To rejoice means to feel great joy and delight. This seems contrary to logic! How can one feel joy and delight in the midst of suffering? From a normal human perspective this is not possible. But when we consider our trials from an eternal and spiritual perspective we see the truth much more...

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Means of Godliness
Apr02

Means of Godliness

Not too long ago I began a study on the means of grace. The means (or steps) through the salvation process which are Grace, Faith, Confession, Forsaking sin, Baptism in Jesus’ name, the infilling of the Holy Spirit evidenced by speaking in an unknown language, and pursuing godliness. Rev. Simeon Young has a similar, and better-written study entitled ‘the Seven Steps of Salvation’. I suppose this last phase, if you...

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Counting the Cost

“For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?” Luke 14:28 There is an old saying that has taken many forms. You may have heard it expressed something like, “if it is worth having it will cost you something.” There is, of course, much truth contained in this maxim. Sadly, we live in a world where people often try to get “something for nothing.” A...

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The Daily Blessing
Mar13

The Daily Blessing

God commanded Moses to instruct the High Priest to speak a blessing over God’s people. History tells us that this special blessing was recited every evening at the conclusion of the daily sacrifices. In ancient times, a blessing was the primary method of asking God’s divine favor to rest upon others. The words of the daily blessing—selected by God Himself—are a beautiful reminder to us today of what God desires to do in our lives each...

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